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PBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
use new technology to maintain patient files. ryan howard started practice fusion seven years ago. the company developed a platform for doctors to schedule patients, tracking vitals, document diagnosis and fill prescriptions. the government incentives are driving new business. >> our growth has been 5x the last two years so almost all of our growth since inception. this has been a major drive of that growth. >> reporter: right now, practice fusion has about 150,000 users and maintains about 50 million patient files. that value of that data goes beyond making health records more efficient. >> pharmaceutical companies come to us to understand the performance of their drugs. to understand the adverse reactions of their drugs. we also use it to track diseases and disease outbreaks across the country. and we also make data sets available free, so we de- identify it and give it to companies that want to innovate with it. >> reporter: early investors also think its valuable. practice fusion has raised about $75 million from some of the best known venture capital firms in the country. for user
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
what has buried the middle class is the result of policies that romney and ryan are supporting. in clinton, iowa, vice presidential nominee paul ryan said a romney administration would help more americans find jobs. >> we have a jobs crisis in america. wouldn't it be nice to have a job creator in the white house? ( applause ) we can't afford four more years. we need a real recovery. take a look at just jobs. we lost 582,000 manufacturing jobs since the president took office. he's offering a new tax increase on our job creators that will cost us 700,000 jobs. we're offering really forms. >> ifill: which candidate has the better plan to get the economy back on track? that's the key question in battleground states like north carolina, which only months ago seemed out of reach for the democrats this year. but it's back in play again. jeffrey brown traveled there to discover why. >> lead the way. brown: 26-year-old dewayne owens who served in the marines and is now a professional mixeded marshal artist usually takes on tougher opponents than your correspondent. >> i see. brown: but this
PBS
Sep 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
lot to learn about the 2012 presidential race. among its findings, only 51% know the romney-ryan plan would preserve traditional medicare for those 55 and older and retain it as an option for those now younger than that. only about half knew that mitt romney would keep the bush tax cuts in place. fewer than half knew that romney and not obama had promised to increase defense spending. only 23% were aware that payroll taxes had decreased during obama's term in office. only slightly more than half knew that paul ryan is the republican vice presidential nominee. the director of the annenberg center, kathleen hall jamieson, our master media decoder is back with us. welcome. >> thank you. >> so who's responsible for the widespread unawareness or ignorance that you report in your survey? is it the candidate, the media, or the voter? >> it's all three. and fortunately, we have the opportunity with presidential debates to do something that reliably increases knowledge. we've been studying presidential debates for a long time as a scholarly community. and to our surprise, we consistently
PBS
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
ryan and sitting in a bank of video monitors and stephen going, you know, okay on this shot, this shot, now this shot, and he is cutting ten cameras as we are in real-time. >> rose: what an educational experience it would be to sit with stephen spielberg as he made a movie. >> it is fun and equally fun sitting with soderberg, no, there is a certain type of mind that can do it at that level. >> rose: and they can see the process in their mind's eye? >> yeah. >> rose: as it is developing. >> yes. and there is a an inevidentbiliy about it that the shots never feel forced you don't realize that the camera hasn't cut until later when you go, wait a minute, i thought that -- yeah, that was all one shot, but they have just staged it brilliant i and they they execute it perfectly. >> rose: and michael as well? >> michael is great. i mean, he is phenom malin the picture, and his health is terrific, i mean, i was trying to keep up with him, you know. i felt old. >> rose: did he take you to the golf course? >> no, thank god. i felt i have four little kids at home so that makes me feel old to
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
commander in chief level that people believe that he is and when he chose paul ryan he didn't fill out his resume. he chose not to go in that direction. >> foreign policy. >> i do agree, what bebe said was the key thing which is that we've got several months until next spring. and so that means if there is ever going to be a military attack it will not be pre-election t won't be any time soon. so that lowers the temperature on that issue. whether the administration has a plausible strategy, they have a good principles which is that we cannot tolerate contain, we can't contain a nuclear iran. they will not get the bomb. but how we get there, the israelis have been frustrated, why are they so vague, why won't they lay out a strategy. that is a concern but more policy concern than a political one. >> woodruff: very different subject but i have to ask you. the nfl lockout of the pro football officials, they resolved it all after that monday night game, mark, which shall we say was controversial. what lessons to be learned from this whole experience. >> myopia and greed of nfl owners is bey
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
ryan talks mainly about spending cuts as essential, even more so than changing the revenue base. right? >> i mean, i don't want to -- but your system -- >> how the suck eggs. >> that expression. >> what does that mean? >> you won't tell your grandmother how to suck eggs because grandmother knows. >> you know better than i your system with the elections every two years for congress, it is a very different system, we now have legislative fiv five-year terms, parliamentary terms so it is a different issue there. i mean, your challenge, obviously is to get the medium term agreement with the $4 trillion worth of savings that the president is is proposed. >> over ten years. >> over ten years, but you also have got to make sure that in the short-term, you don't strangle your economy. and what i can tell you is our experience is we have strangled our economy. so our debt is going up, when your economy shrinks by definition your debt to gdp ratio, your debt to national income ratio goes up instead of down. >> when we come to the euro zone before i leave it, it will survive intact? >> i t
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